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'Khan visited Timbuktu for uranium'

The London accountant who accompanied Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan to Timbuktu on three occasions in 1998, 1999 and 2000 says the 'father' of the Pakistani bomb witnessed the digging of a well, toured an......

Pride, prejudice and irony at DMK state conference

A Ganesh Nadar marvels at the grandiose state conference of the DMK, held in Tiruchirappalli over the weekend If someone from, say, Timbuktu visited Tiruchirappalli now, they’d be forgiven......

Stunning PHOTOS from across the globe

Here’s a collection of some of the best photos shot by Reuters lensmen in the last few days A woman carrying her baby and wrapped with a shawl walks through a sandstorm in Timbuktu. Click......

MUST READ: Delhi on world's most hated cities list

A recent survey conducted by CNNGo lists the ten most hated cities in the world.Shabby buildings, overpopulated streets, relentless touts and obnoxious waiters make some of these cities annoying to......

The event that inspired Al Qaeda

Nothing -- not even the rise of Osama bin Laden -- shook the foundations of Saudi Arabia as the siege of Mecca 28 years ago. On November 20, 1979, scores of armed militants -- some say, numbering......

'India has the innate ability to glocalize'

In the controversy over outsourcing, the movement of jobs to India found an unlikely ally-- Thomas L Friedman, the legendary foreign affairs columnistof The New York Times. A three-time Pulitzer......

Timbuktu, Titli and everything inbetween

All the action on Day 2 at the Cannes Film Festival. Timbuktu denotes remoteness, even myth, in English. It is actually a town in Mali. It is also a riveting film in the high-fenced competition......

Bridge Of Spies, Carol dominate BAFTA 2016 nominations

The nominations for the 69th British Academy Film Awards -- or the BAFTAs -- have been announced, and it seems to be a Tom Hanks and Cate Blanchett show all the way! Their films -- Bridge Of......

The 330 films I saw in 2015

'In 2015 I watched films in so many places. I attended several film festivals around the world -- Berlin, Tribeca (New York), Telluride, Toronto, Zurich, Mumbai, Dharamsala and Goa,' says Aseem......

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne, Jullianne Moore win

The 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST PICTURE American Sniper  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......
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US aid worker kidnapped, guards killed in Niger

Gunmen stormed the house of a longtime American aid worker in Niger, killing two people before fleeing with the man towards the border with Mali,... ...
Thiruvananthapuram Engagements

Film Lovers Cultural Association (Filca):Filca International Film Festival, screening of Ganeshathru 9 a.m., Timbuktu 11 a.m., Three Monkeys 2... ...
Republican party grapples with Trump nomination

12 October 2016, Washington, Agencies The Republican leadership appeared bitterly divided over the kind of relationship it should have... ...
Suicide bomber attacks United Nations patrol near Timbuktu in Mali

Sweden has a team of 250 in the UN mission. ...
Digitisation has role to play in saving history

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Midrand, Oct. 10 -- At first glance, heritage and... ...

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